New Effort May Allow Continuance of Coastal Management Program

Dave Donaldson, APRN - Juneau A new effort has come forward that could lead to continuing the state’s Coastal Management program. The development-coordinating...

Most Incumbents Retain Seats in Anchorage

Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Anchorage had a city election Tuesday that saw most incumbent Municipal Assembly members retain their seats.  Absentee and questioned ballots...

Only Two Bills Passed So Far This Session

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau With less than two weeks remaining in this year’s legislative session, lawmakers don’t have much to brag...

Fairbanks Union Members Rally for Worker’s Rights

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Fairbanks area union members rallied Monday in support of worker’s rights. National Education Association Alaska President Barb Angaiak...

Over 1,000 Labor Rallies Held Across Nation

Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau Across the country Monday more than 1,000 labor rallies were held, including six in Alaska. The events marked the anniversary...

House Opens Hearings on Bill to Abandon AGIA

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Monday, the House Finance committee opened hearings on a bill that could lead to the abandonment of the...

Constraints on Cook Inlet Beluga Recovery Team Sparks Controversy

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage A controversy over constraints on the participants of the Cook Inlet Beluga Recovery Team has letters flying back...

Municipal Election Polls Open Tomorrow

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage Tuesday, in the state’s only spring municipal election, Anchorage voters will decide the balance of power in the...

Eliason Remembered for Humility, Impact

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka Former State Senator Dick Eliason has died. The Sitka Republican served 22 years in both chambers of the state...

Judiciary Committee Recommends Against Confirming Haase

Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage Last Friday, the state Senate Judiciary committee recommended against confirming one of Governor Sean Parnell's appointees - Fred Haase,...

Treadwell Releases State’s Review of 2010 Election

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell released the state’s review of Alaska’s 2010 election to the...

Senate Awards Financial Help to Governments, Schools Facing High Fuel Prices

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Local governments and schools would get extra financial help when they face high fuel prices under a bill...

Senate Passes Version of State’s Operating Budget

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Friday, the Senate passed its version of the state’s operating budget for next year.   Finance Co-chair Lyman Hoffman...

House Passes Governor’s Oil Tax Bill

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The state House Thursday night passed the governor’s controversial oil tax bill that is expected to make large...

State House Passes Oil Tax Bill

Dave Donaldson, APRN - Juneau The state House Thursday night  passed the governor’s controversial oil tax bill that is expected to make large reductions in...

Weyhrauch Attorneys Ask for Evidence of Prosecutorial Misconduct

Associated Press Attorneys for former Alaska lawmaker Bruce Weyhrauch are asking a federal judge for access to evidence they contend shows prosecutorial misconduct....

House Debates Governor’s Oil Tax Proposal

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Thursday, the House opened debate on a tax proposal Governor Sean Parnell hopes will increase jobs and production...

Alaskans Rally to Support ‘Choose Respect’ Campaign

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage and Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau Alaskans in more than 60 communities held marches today to support Governor...

Voting District Restructure Debate Continues

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The state’s redistricting board is in the throes of creating new voting district boundaries...

Parnell Holding Rally to Push Oil Tax Revision Bill

Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage Governor Parnell has another rally on his schedule for Thursday.  Wednesday, the Governor attended an Anchorage rally designed to push...